Visible and ultraviolet laser spectroscopy of ThF

  title={Visible and ultraviolet laser spectroscopy of ThF},
  author={Yan Zhou and Kia Boon Ng and Lan Cheng and Daniel N. Gresh and Robert W. Field and Jun Ye and Eric Allin Cornell},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy},
Abstract The molecular ion ThF+ is the species to be used in the next generation of search for the electron’s Electric Dipole Moment (eEDM) at JILA. The measurement requires creating molecular ions in the eEDM sensitive state, the rovibronic ground state 3 Δ 1 , v + = 0 , J + = 1 . Survey spectroscopy of neutral ThF is required to identify an appropriate intermediate state for a Resonance Enhanced Multi-Photon Ionization (REMPI) scheme that will create ions in the required state. We perform… Expand
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